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HAVE A HITACHI 50V500. FIRST TURN ON IT HAS RED TINT IN CENTER OF SCREEN AND ROUGHLY A DOZEN BLUE (STAR LIKE) SPOTS IN RANDOM PLACES. SELECT MENU AND MENU SHOWS UP VERY YELLOW. ADD INPUT TO THE UNIT AND THE SOUND IS GOOD BUT THE PICTURE STARTS WALKING UP THE SCREEN IN MULTI-COLORED 2" DIAGONAL LINES. HAVE REPLACED THE BULB BUT UNIT STILL HAS SAME ISSUE.

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Thanks for using FixYa. From whatyou have described it seems to be an optical block issue and should be replacedwith a new one. This is an ongoing common issue with this unit, if the unit isin extended warranty then its good, if not then the cost to get it repairedwill be around $400-$500 as the part itself costs around $250 & you know its always good to try if the unit is still less then 5years old. You can checkthis link for parts if you want to do it yourself. Please do accept the solutionif the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.



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